Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) July 13, 2013
Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Master Gardeners presentation on Hummingbirds at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17.
The community, which is located at 1033 S. 42nd St. in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.
The Master Gardeners presentation is open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.
For more information, call 618-241-9518.
The Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon affordable assisted living community combines residential apartment home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and a variety of convenience and support services.
“We provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home,” says Dennis Krupp, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon.
Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their tastes. Each of the studio and one-bedroom floor plans includes a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and emergency alert system.
Certified nursing assistants, working under the direction of a licensed nurse, are on-duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Three meals a day, housekeeping and laundry are among the included services.
“Residents also benefit from all of the opportunities that are available to socialize with friends and neighbors and participate in activities and special programs,” says Krupp.
Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon is the only community in Jefferson County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program. The affordable assisted living community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., of Bradley, Illinois.
BMA Management is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.
“Our focus is to provide the residents of Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance they need,” says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA. “Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible.”
Communities managed by BMA Management include the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale and the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area.
BMA also manages the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Centralia, Flora and McLeansboro, Illinois.
For more information about BMA Management; the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that BMA manages; and the company’s management, development and consulting services, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.